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Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Actress Freida Pinto of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame has joined forces with girls' rights campaigners in calling for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation.

Chinese woman in seed corn case released on bond

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A Chinese woman charged as part of what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to steal trade secrets from U.S. seed corn companies is free on bond after a judge said she is a flight risk but can be closely monitored until trial.

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,194

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

As of Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at least 2,194 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

Last body found in Washington mudslide

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.

Air France, Lufthansa suspend flights to Tel Aviv

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Germany and France's largest airlines Lufthansa and Air France say they're suspending all flights to Tel Aviv over safety concerns amid the increasing violence.

At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.

Egypt: 20 'terrorists' carried out border attack

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The spokesman of Egypt's military says 20 "terrorists" carried out a deadly border post attack that killed 22 soldiers, the deadliest assault on Egypt's military in years.

Infighting as split emerges among Syrian rebels

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A Syrian activist group and rebels say there's infighting between rebel groups seeking the overthrow of President Bashar Assad.

Maryland road rage murder trial underway

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Lawyers for a New Jersey detective charged with killing a Maryland man say their client thought he, his wife and three children were in danger when he fired his gun during a confrontation fueled by road rage.

Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana campus

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A man arrested in connection with the bomb threat that closed the University of Louisiana-Lafayette on July 16 also is a suspect in an attempted bank robbery that same day, authorities said Tuesday.